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How to Use this Free Ford VIN Lookup

Checking a Ford VIN has never been easier with VINvaquero.com!

All Ford vehicles manufactured since 1981 will feature a 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) that can be used to quickly decode information about the vehicle, such as:

  • Location of manufacture and the manufacturing plant.
  • Body type and styling options. 
  • Details about the engine and transmission. 
  • Additional features and add-ons. 

The Ford VIN can also be used for:

  • Ordering Vehicle History Reports.
  • Getting the value of a specific Ford.
  • Finding Ford recalls.
  • Searching for compatible parts for the specific Ford year and model. 
  • Learning about the vehicle’s ownership history.
  • Finding out the vehicle’s accident and repair history. 
  • Getting free, customized insurance quotes. 
  • Checking if the Ford is stolen. 

Whether you have a Ford vehicle you own or are looking to buy one, decoding the VIN and using the VIN for a variety of tasks can come in handy. 

Our free Ford VIN decoder is here for you to get started. 

Simply enter your Ford VIN into the search bar above to check the global database. We’ll run the search and return all the pertinent information we can find. 

If you have an older VIN from a vehicle that was produced prior to 1981, the VIN decoder may not work. 

Where to find a VIN on a Ford?

Your Ford VIN will typically be found in a handful of locations on the vehicle. The common ones include:

  • On a VIN plate attached to the dashboard.
  • Stamped onto the frame. 
  • Near the engine. 
  • On the door jamb. 

Additionally, the Ford VIN can be found on your DMV and insurance paperwork, such as the:

  • Registration card.
  • Vehicle title. 
  • MCO. 
  • Insurance policy documents. 
  • Insurance ID cards. 

WMIs for Ford Vehicles

The WMI, or World Manufacturer Identifier, is the first 3 digits of the Ford VIN. 

These digits provide you with:

  • The country where the Ford was built. 
  • The Manufacturer name.
  • The vehicle type and manufacturer division. 

Ford WMIs

The first 3 digits in the VIN, or the WMI, can be used to quickly find out where a specific vehicle was produced, who produced it, and the type of vehicle it is. 

WMICountry of OriginManufacturer NameVehicle Type 
1F1UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
1F7MEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOPassenger Car
1F9368UNITED STATES (USA)FORDS TRAILER SALESTrailer
1FAUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
1FBUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USABus
1FCUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
1FDUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
1FLNORWAYFORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
1FMUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
1FTUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
1L1UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
1LJUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
1LNUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
1MEUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
1MHUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
1MRUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAPassenger Car
2FACANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Passenger Car
2FBUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USABus
2FCCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Incomplete Vehicle
2FDCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Incomplete Vehicle
2FMCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
2FTCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Truck 
2L1CANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Incomplete Vehicle
2LJCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Incomplete Vehicle
2LMCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
2LNCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Passenger Car
2MECANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Passenger Car
2MHCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Incomplete Vehicle
2MRCANADAFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF CANADA, LTD.Multipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
3FAMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOPassenger Car
3FBMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, USABus
3FCMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOIncomplete Vehicle
3FDMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOIncomplete Vehicle
3FEMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
3FMMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
3FTMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOTruck 
3LNMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOPassenger Car
3MAMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOPassenger Car
3MEMEXICOFORD MOTOR COMPANY, MEXICOPassenger Car
4F2UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
4F3UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
4F4UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
4M2UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
4M3UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
4M4UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
4N2UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
4N3UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
4N4UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
5L1UNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
5LDUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAIncomplete Vehicle
5LMUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USAMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
5LTUNITED STATES (USA)FORD MOTOR COMPANY, USATruck 
6MPAUSTRALIAFORD MOTOR CO OF AUSTRALIA LTD.Passenger Car
7A5NEW ZEALANDFORD MOTOR COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND LTDTrailer
9BFBRAZILFORD MOTOR COMPANY BRASIL LTDA.Truck 
KNJSOUTH KOREAKIA MOTORS (FORD IMPORTS)Passenger Car
MAJINDIAFord India LtdMultipurpose Passenger Vehicle (MPV)
NM0TURKEYFORD OTOMOTIV SANAYI A.S., TURKEYTruck 

Ford Models in the VIN Decoder Database

Below you’ll find a list of all Ford models manufactured since 1981 that you can decode with our VIN checker. 

Ford models in the database include:

  •  Maverick
  • ’34
  • A8513
  • A9513
  • A9522
  • Aerostar
  • Aspire
  • AT8513
  • AT9513
  • AT9522
  • B600
  • B6000
  • B700
  • B7000
  • B-750
  • B800
  • Bronco
  • Bronco II
  • Bronco Sport
  • C600
  • C700
  • C7000
  • C800
  • C8000
  • CF6000
  • CF7000
  • CF8000
  • CFT8000
  • CL9000
  • CLT9000
  • C-max
  • Commercial Chassis
  • Contour
  • Courier
  • Crown Victoria
  • CT800
  • CT8000
  • E-100
  • E-150
  • E-250
  • E-350
  • E-450
  • E-550
  • Ecosport
  • Edge
  • Escape
  • Escort
  • Excursion
  • Expedition
  • Expedition EL
  • Expedition MAX
  • Explorer
  • Explorer Sport
  • Explorer Sport Trac
  • F-100
  • F-150
  • F-150 Heritage
  • F-250
  • F-350
  • F-450
  • F-550
  • F-590
  • F-600
  • F6000
  • F-650
  • F-700
  • F7000
  • F-750
  • F-800
  • F8000
  • Fairmont
  • Festiva
  • Fiesta
  • Five Hundred
  • Flex
  • Focus
  • Freestar
  • Freestyle
  • F-Super Duty
  • FT800
  • FT8000
  • FT900
  • Fusion
  • Granada
  • GT
  • L800
  • L8000
  • L8501
  • L8511
  • L8513
  • L9000
  • L9501
  • L9511
  • L9513
  • L9522
  • LA8000
  • LA9000
  • Laser
  • LL9000
  • LLA9000
  • LLS9000
  • LN600
  • LN700
  • LN7000
  • LN800
  • LN8000
  • LN9000
  • LNT800
  • LNT8000
  • LNT9000
  • Low Cab Forward
  • LS8000
  • LS9000
  • LT800
  • LT8000
  • LT8501
  • LT8511
  • LT8513
  • LT9000
  • LT9501
  • LT9511
  • LT9513
  • LT9522
  • LTA9000
  • LTD
  • LTL9000
  • LTLA9000
  • LTLS9000
  • LTS8000
  • LTS9000
  • Mach-E
  • Motorhome Chassis
  • Mustang
  • P600
  • P700
  • P800
  • Probe
  • Ranger
  • Recreational Vehicle
  • Taurus
  • Taurus X
  • Tempo
  • Thunderbird
  • Transit
  • Transit Connect
  • Windstar
  • ZX2

Classic Ford VIN Decoder (1960-1969)

If you have a classic Ford model produced before 1981, you’ll likely have a non-standard VIN number.

Refer to the tables below to help decode your classic Ford VIN.

VIN Character PositionMeaning
1Model Year:
– 0: 1960
– 1: 1961
– 2: 1962
– 3: 1963
– 4: 1964
– 5: 1965
– 6: 1966
– 7: 1967
– 8: 1968
– 9: 1969
2Assembly Plant:
– A: Atlanta, GA
– B: Oakville, ON
– C: Chester, PA
– D: Dallas, TX
– E: Mahwah, NJ
– F: Dearborn, MI
– G: Chicago, IL
– H: Lorain, OH
– J: Los Angeles, CA
– K: Kansas City, MO
– N: Norfolk, VA
– P: Twin Cities, MN
– R: San Jose, CA
– S: Pilot Plant, MI
– U: Louisville, KY
– W: Wayne, MI
– Z: St. Louis, MO
3-4Model & Body Style:
– 01: 2-door
– 02: Falcon 4-door sedan/Mustang 2-door convertible (66-67), Fastback (68-69)
– 03: Mustang Coupe, Mustang Convertible (67-69)
– 04: Mustang Grande 2-door hardtop
– 05: Mustanfg Mach1
– 06: Falcon 4-door wagon
– 07: Mustang 2-door hardtop
– 08: Mustang Convertible
– 09: Mustang Fastback
– 10: Falcon 2-door
– 11: Falcon 2-door, Falcon 4-door (67-68)
– 12: Falcon 4-door, wagon (67-68)
– 15: Falcon Futura convertible
– 16: Falcon Futura 4-door
– 17: Flacon Futura 2-door
– 18: Falcon Futura 2-door hardtop
– 21: Falcon 2-door wagon
– 22: Falcon 4-door wagon
– 26: Falcon Squire 4-door wagon
– 27: Falcon Ranchero
– 29: Falcon 2-door sedan delivery
– 30/31/32/45: Fairlane/Thunderbolt
– 33-37: Fairlane 500/Thunderbolt
– 38: Torino Squire
– 40/41: Torino
– 44-44: Torino GT
– 46: Fairlane 500/Thunderbolt
– 50: 2-door sedan
– 51: 4-door sedan
– 52: Custon 500 2-door sedan
– 53: Custon 500 4-door sedan
– 54: Galaxie 500 4-door sedan
– 55: Galaxie 500 2-door hardtop
– 56: Galaxie 500 4-door hardtop
– 57: Galaxie 500 2-door convertible
– 58: XL 2-door hardtop
– 59: XL 2-door convertible
– 62: LTD 2-door hardtop
– 64: LTD 4-door sedan
– 66: LTD 4-door hardtop
– 70: Ranch Wagon 4-door
– 72/74: Country Sedan/Squire 4-door wagon
– 71/73/85: Thunderbird convertivble
– 81/83/87: Thunderbird
5Engine Code:
– A: 289 4bbl V8
– B: 406 4bbl V8 (1962), 6-cyl (1964-69)
– C: 221 V8 (1962), 289 2bbl V8
– D: 6-cyl (1960-62), 427 8bb SOHC V8 657 HP
– E: 6-cyl
– F: 260 2bbl V8 (1962), 302 2bbl V8 (1968-69)
– G: 352 V8 (1960), 406 6bbl V8 (1962)
– H: 390 2bbl V8
– J: 430 4bbl V8, 302 4bbl V8 (198-69)
– K: 289 4bbl V8 high performance
– L: 221 V8 (1962), 427 4bbl SOHC V8 616 HP
– M: 390 6bbl V8
– P: 390 Interceptor, 428 Interceptor (1966)
– Q: 390 4bbl V8 (1961-62), 428 4bbl V8 (1964-69)
– R: 292 4bbl V8 (1960), 390 4bbl V8 (1961-62), 427 6bbl V8 (1964), 427 8bbl V8 425 HP (1965-69)
– S: 6-cyl
– T: 292 V8
– U/V: 6-cyl
– W: 292 V8 (1960-62), 427 4bb V8 410 HP
– X: 352 4bbl V8
– Y: 352 4bbl V8 (1960), 390 2bbl V8
– Z: 390 4bbl V8
– 2: 6-cyl low compression
– 3: 221 V8 (1963), 289 V8 low compression (1964-66)
– 4/5: 6-cyl low compression
– 6: 260 V8 low compression, 302 V8 low compression (1964-69)
– 8: 260 V8 low compression, 428 V8 low compression (1966-68)
– 9: 390 4bbl V8 low compression
6-11Sequential Production Number